The Centre for Human Capital and Productivity (CHCP), formerly the CIBC Centre for Human Capital and Productivity, has a broad mandate to study and provide policy advice on issues related to human capital and productivity. In addition to publishing a working paper series, the CHCP sponsors conferences, seminars, and workshops on human capital and productivity. Papers issued before 2016 were published as "CIBC Centre for Human Capital and Productivity Working Papers."

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Submissions from 2017

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Careers and Mismatch for College Graduates: College and Non-college Jobs, Andrew Agopsowicz, Chris Robinson, Ralph Stinebrickner, and Todd Stinebrickner

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Early and Late Human Capital Investments, Borrowing Constraints, and the Family, Elizabeth M. Caucutt and Lance Lochner

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Social Interactions, Mechanisms, and Equilibrium: Evidence from a Model of Study Time and Academic Achievement, Tim Conley, Nirav Mehta, Ralph Stinebrickner, and Todd Stinebrickner

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Targeting the Wrong Teachers? Linking Measurement with Theory to Evaluate Teacher Incentive Schemes, Nirav Mehta

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The Potential Output Gains from Using Optimal Teacher Incentives: An Illustrative Calibration of a Hidden Action Model, Nirav Mehta

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Job Tasks, Time Allocation, and Wages, Ralph Stinebrickner, Todd Stinebrickner, and Paul Sullivan

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Beauty, Job Tasks, and Wages: A New Conclusion About Employer Taste-Based Discrimination, Todd Stinebrickner, Ralph Stinebrickner, and Paul Sullivan

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Modeling Enrollment in and Completion of Vocational Education: The Role of Cognitive and Non-cognitive Skills by Program Type, Leslie S. Stratton, Nabanita Datta Gupta, David Reimer, and Anders Holm

Submissions from 2016

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Ageing and the Skill Portfolio: Evidence from Job Based Skill Measures, Audra J. Bowlus, Hiroaki Mori, and Chris Robinson

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The Effect of Education and School Quality on Female Crime, Javier Cano-Urbina and Lance Lochner

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Occupational Choice, Human Capital, and Financial Constraints, Rui Castro and Pavel Ševčík

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Demand and Supply Effects and Returns to College Education - Evidence from a Natural Experiment with Engineers in Denmark, Hans-Peter Y. Qvist, Anders Holm, and Martin D. Munk

Submissions from 2015

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Explaining the Evolution of Educational Attainment in the U.S., Rui Castro and Daniele Coen-Pirani

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Correlation, Consumption, Confusion, or Constraints: Why Do Poor Children Perform So Poorly?, Elizabeth M. Caucutt, Lance J. Lochner, and Youngmin Park

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Social Interactions, Mechanisms, and Equilibrium: Evidence from a Model of Study Time and Academic Achievement, Tim Conley, Nirav Mehta, Ralph Stinebrickner, and Todd R. Stinebrickner

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Separating State Dependence, Experience, and Heterogeneity in a Model of Youth Crime and Education, Maria Antonella Mancino, Salvador Navarro, and David A. Rivers

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An Economic Approach to Generalize Findings from Regression-Discontinuity Designs, Nirav Mehta

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The Returns to Schooling in Rural China: Evidence from the Cultural Revolution Education Expansion, Terry Sicular and Juan Yang

Submissions from 2014

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Model Uncertainty and the Effect of Shall-Issue Right-to-Carry Laws on Crime, Steven N. Durlauf, Salvador Navarro, and David A. Rivers

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Default and Repayment among Baccalaureate Degree Earners, Lance J. Lochner and Alexander Monge-Naranjo

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Student Loans and Repayment: Theory, Evidence and Policy, Lance J. Lochner and Alexander Monge-Naranjo

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Understanding Earnings Dynamics: Identifying and Estimating the Changing Roles of Unobserved Ability, Permanent and Transitory Shocks, Lance J. Lochner and Youngki Shin

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Targeting the Wrong Teachers: Estimating Teacher Quality for Use in Accountability Regimes, Nirav Mehta

Submissions from 2013

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Immigrant Job Search Assimilation in Canada, Audra J. Bowlus, Masashi Miyairi, and Chris Robinson

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Analysis of the CSLP Student Loan Defaulter Survey and Client Satisfaction Surveys, Lance J. Lochner, Todd R. Stinebrickner, and Utku Suleymanoglu